UPDATE: Body found in Cape Fear River identified


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are looking for answers after a grisly Sunday afternoon discovery.

Wilmington Police say they have recovered the body 29-year-old Dennis Lotorie Anderson from the Cape Fear River.

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Anderson’s body was spotted in the water near 301 Water Street, near the Hilton.

Both the Wilmington Police and Wilmington Fire Departments responded to the scene.

Police say they do not know the cause of the death and that the body may have been in the water several days.

This is the second body found in the Cape Fear River in the past couple weeks.